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13 April 2015
Google representatives have denied Russian media reports that Google was bowing to Russia's demands and moving to store Russian users' data on servers inside the country, calling them "inaccurate."
26 March 2015
The new data retention demands are just the latest in a string of restrictive Internet measures employed by Belarus in the wake of the next presidential election.
25 March 2015
France ups the ante with more anti-terror measures, GreatFire.org suffers and massive DDoS attack, and India welcomes good news for free expression, for once.
"I can clearly see that someone knew in advance what story I was working on. Enough for me to conclude that my sources of information were endangered."
11 March 2015
Protests are heating up both on and offline in Macedonia, Myanmar, and Paraguay.
Paraguay is a democracy today, but a new data retention bill is reminding many citizens of the country's late twentieth-century dictatorship.
28 February 2015
Iran's Minister of Information and Communication Technologies told Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency that he urges all state employees and ordinary Iranians to rely on their landlines for most communications.
27 February 2015
20 February 2015
17 February 2015
If Twitter is adhering to local laws, users should know which local laws are being invoked, both to collect the data and in the cases to which they are related.